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Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 5: Nelson Mandela
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This great leader, politician, and anti-apartheid revolutionary has made his place in the hearts of billions of people around the world. He was a great philanthropist who spent all his life serving the downtrodden and the poor in South Africa and other parts of the world.
Search for Enlightenment
You set the price! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by Mr.D. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Search for Enlightenment" comes from the writing collection, Essays and More Straight From the Pen, available in print and as an eBook.
Off The Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Equal parts shocking and moving, Off the Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have is an absurdist confessional memoir, accurately detailing the reckless hijinks of a bipolar alcoholic with borderline personality disorder. This stranger-than-fiction true story spans over three decades, as Michael recounts his tales with wincing honesty.
Pog
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Samantha received the devastating news that she had a cancer that was difficult to treat – in fact, the treatment itself might be fatal – she had to make some difficult choices about how to try and survive. She believes that with a combination of meditation and Eastern medicines she was able to put off further chemotherapies until Western science procured an answer. POG is her story.
Pathway To Spirituality
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Often in life we get too busy with our routine life that in the process we tend to "forget ourselves" - we forget the significance of spirituality and the importance of finding the true meaning of this life. Through this book, I take you to the journey of honesty and truth - a journey through which I discovered "myself".
Kamala Philips de Silva
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a brief appreciation of the life and achievements of Kamala Philips de Silva, mother of Santhusht, Chinthan, Renuk and Jani.
Sheryl Sandberg: From Bossy to Boss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This is the story of how a "bossy" little girl from North Miami named Sheryl Sandberg became one of the world's most successful and influential women by helping Google and Facebook become two of the planet's largest, most valuable companies. At Facebook, she helps run the largest network of humans in history.
Marc Andreessen: The Young Man Who Opened the Web to Everyone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This is the story of how Marc Andreessen, a college student from Illinois, led the development of the killer App of all time, the first successful Internet browser that let anyone easily access the World Wide Web. After Andreessen, the Internet exploded with websites and our planet was never the same again.
Letters Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,880. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rex and Kate, just married, part when Rex ships out as a member of the inaugural crew of the USS Shangrila, bomber pilot for the U.S. Navy, fighting in the Pacific theater against the Japanese during WWII. They make a lovers' pact to write each other every day. This romantic gesture, these letters home, become more and more vital as the distance between them widens, as the months slowly pass.
It's Not You, It's Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships
A close friendship between two struggling women writers evolves into a passionate love affair. What could go wrong? Well, pretty much everything... San Francisco in the mid-to-late 1990s and two women are trying to build a successful lesbian relationship. But issues of self-image, love, sexuality, and intimacy somehow seem to push them apart just as much as bring them closer.
Matt Mullenweg: The Young Man Who Made It Easy to Publish on the Web
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the story of how Matt Mullenweg, a Houston teenager who had never taken a computer course and who didn't have any connections in Silicon Valley, launched WordPress, an essential part of the Internet that's the backbone of one-quarter of the World Wide Web's sites and home to more than 70 million blogs.
Chan Sun - A Life in Pictures
Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is dedicated to Mr. Chan Sun, a father from Hong Kong. It outlines his life stories by including his and family life pictures and wish his offspring and descendants would know more of their ancestors in future.
Cocaine & Champagne - Road To My Recovery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Sonya grows up in an upper middle class home with an alcoholic father. She acquires a taste for alcohol and drinks her first bottle of champagne when she is just twelve. Despite her dysfunctional family life, Sonya has the necessary tools to lead a productive life and leaves home for college. Living alone and left to her own devices, the choices she makes are not all good.
The Gorge
Price: Free! Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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This is the true story of a Venturing Crew's harrowing journey through Hellsgate Wilderness and down Tonto Gorge. Follow a well-meaning youth leader as he and his boys set off on a backpacking trip that quickly pushes them to their limits and ultimately forges a bond for life.
Wheeling into Manhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Wheeling into Manhood is a book of short stories about preadolescent, adolescent, and late blooming, young men-boys still coming of age, fumbling their way into manhood, and is about the up and coming man’s love for wheeled objects: bicycles, cars, trucks, wagons, trains – all things that roll and offer freedom and adventure.
A Canadian Girl's Memoir: The Early Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A Canadian Girl's Memoir: The Early Years, is a story of love in poverty, under the skin life of families surviving with spunk and humor in a time gone by on the St. John River in New Brunswick Canada just before WWII when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were Canada's Royalty.
Prophet Muhammad: A man of Peace and Behavior
Price: Free! Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014 by Sanria. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book will serve Muslim and non-Muslim brothers and sisters with answers to questions that remain unanswered in their minds for obvious reasons such as bias, prejudice, inhibition, hate and misconception. Even prominent scholars like Michael H. Hart narrates as God speaking to Muhammad direct, and confounds Muhammad as the author of Quran, when he is the conveyor ofthe Quran...
The Iron Lady - Tale of my grandmother
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is devoted to my grandmother in whom I discovered a role model, in whom I saw the ideal example of a “mother”, a “grand”mother, a wife, a sister and a “great”grandmother. This book is dedicated to all the grandparents in this world for their selfless love towards their grandchildren.
Out With The Old
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This touching and direct personal essay about a father’s struggle with ageing and alcohol, and reflections on a daughter’s teen pregnancy, was anthologized in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian creative nonfiction.
That Story Is Your Mother’s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This terrifically moving personal essay about mother whose child is abducted by his father first appeared in Prairie Fire magazine.